Established in 1948 and located in Lake Jackson, Elbert Insurance Agency proudly serves the insurance needs of Brazoria, Galveston, and Matagorda counties as well as the entire state of Texas.
For over half a century Elbert Insurance Agency have proudly served the car, home and business insurance needs of Lake Jackson, Brazoria and the surrounding Gulf Coast communities.
Elbert Insurance Agency are staffed with competent professionals. Each of the Customer Service Representatives are licensed and trained in the insurance needs of the Gulf Coast area. Continuing professional education is a priority. The majority of the staff has received their Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) designation from the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas Association. The staff has over 75 years of cumulative commercial and personal lines insurance services.
Steve Elbert, President and Executive Officer, of both agencies continues a three-generation tradition of Elbert Insurance Agency. Steve served as a Marine in Operation Desert Storm. Upon completion of his military service he studied economics at the University of Texas, Austin. He joined the family’s insurance agency in 1997 and worked with his father, James Elbert, for 12 years before assuming the role of President and Executive Officer. Steve has earned the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. He continues his professional education yearly with courses on risk management, agency operations, and specific insurance coverages.
Steve is active in the Brazosport Rotary and in 2006 was named a Paul Harris Fellow. In 2009, he was named Rotarian of the Year.
Steve is active in the Boy Scouts of Brazoria County and serves on various committees within the Cradle of Texas District of the Bay Area Council.
Steve served on the Dow Chemical Company Community Advisory Panel from 2006-09.
Steve served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association from 2012-15.
He has served on the Board of Directors of the Memorial Child Care Center in Freeport, Texas, since 2004.
Steve lives in Lake Jackson.
James Peak Elbert was instrumental in the reestablishment and expansion of Elbert Insurance Agency and Brazoria Insurance Agency. He grew up in the Lake Jackson area and worked with his father in the startup of Elbert Insurance Agency. After a 15 year absence from the Lake Jackson area, he returned to buy the family agency back and worked in the area. The agency today is the result of the efforts of James Elbert and his partnership with his son, Steve. Unfortunately, on October 11, 2009, James passed away in Galveston, Texas. This marked a transition in the agency from James to his son. Steve, who has been working in the agency since 1997, continues the tradition and priorities of James Elbert in the operation and direction of the agency.
James received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and Divinity Degree from the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.
James was past President of the Texas Chapter of Certified Insurance Counselors, former Executive Board Member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, Board Member and Chairman of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Texas Fair Plan.
James was active in the Boy Scouts of America, the Rotary Club of Galveston, and the Mayor’s Roundtable on Housing (Galveston). He is listed annually in Marquis Who’s Who in America.
In 2007, he received the Independent Insurance Agent’s annual Drex Foreman Award. The Drex Forman Award is one given annually in recognition of a lifetime of service to both the insurance industry and community.
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